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Thread: Presumption of 'innocence' vs 'guilt' & the Japanese police

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    Quote Originally Posted by Glenn
    You mean until now they only used one judge to make any judgements in a given trial?
    And there are only two levels of appeal possible.

    And prosecutors can appeal a "not guilty" verdict.

    Bail is routinely denied unless one has already signed a confession, making the outcome of a trial a foregone conclusion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Cash
    And there are only two levels of appeal possible.
    And prosecutors can appeal a "not guilty" verdict.
    Bail is routinely denied unless one has already signed a confession, making the outcome of a trial a foregone conclusion.
    Holy crap. That's insanely twisted. I'm surprised the U.S. let that slide when it "guided" their constitution.

    Quote Originally Posted by mad pierrot
    Japan is finally set to get one in 2008. Up until now, they've never had one.


    Too bad, the jury system has gotta be one of the "worst best ideas" ever....
    2008, huh? Yeah, the jury system is a bad idea, but somehow I feel safer with a jury than a judge. Then again, I've seen juries make the most idiotic decisions on Earth. Quite the conundrum.

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    Presumption of guilt

    My own experience with the Japanese judicial system, presumption of guilt unless proven otherwise, life behind bars, and so on, can be found at ...
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